Emil Orlik

Born in Prague, Czech. Emile Orlik studied at the Munich Academy, travelled to Holland, Paris, England and finally to Japan where he studied woodcut techniques. He joined the Vienna Secessionist movement along with Gustaf Klimt and Oskar Kokoschka. An important printmaker for the Art Nouveau movement, he was also known for his book illustration and graphic design. (Notes from John Amoss)

'Fuji- Pilgrims'

Colour woodcut, 1901

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